Apprentice Engineer Recruitment, Norfolk – United Kingdom

Apprentice Engineer – We are seeking keen, enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to work in the Highways teams as part of the training programme which will involve rotation around different teams and different working environments. Being adaptable and an ability to embrace change is therefore essential.


Location: Norwich, England


Job Overview

Permanent contract | £19,650 to £27,514 per annum (Scale D progressing to I, via Scale D/E/G) | 37 hours per week | County Hall, Norwich

Applications are sought from individuals who want to be considered for the Norfolk County Council Highways Apprenticeship Engineer programme.

You will need to be able to demonstrate good communication skills, be IT literate, keen to learn and develop within a positive and supportive civil engineering and local government environment. Flexibility and good teamworking skills are essential as you will be moved around the Highways teams on placements to maximise your learning experience. In addition you will need to be numerate, literate and a good problem solver. An eye for detail and good judgement skills are also essential.

As part of the programme, you will be expected to complete further education.

For the Apprenticeship Engineer Roles in Civil Engineering – Level 6 course typically at New College Suffolk, and with further training and support, achieve the professional qualification of an Incorporated Engineer (I.Eng).

To achieve this you will also need to be proactive in self-development, including writing training reports and keeping your Personal Development Plan up to date.

An awareness of basic engineering principals is desirable, but an interest in highways and engineering, enthusiasm and motivation to complete the training programme is essential.

An ability to travel to locations not accessible by public transport is essential.

We want our people to be inspired and motivated to work well together, make the most of our workspaces, enjoy a healthy work-life balance, and deliver excellent services to Norfolk and its people. Flexibility is built into the way we work, with hybrid working a key feature for many roles. Our technology platform and equipment are first class, enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We ask that you have in place good Broadband connectivity.

Before you apply see the full job description and person specification in the below link – this will help you to shape your application to demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role.

Job Description and Person Specification

You can also find out about the rewards and benefits we offer as well as our other terms and conditions.

closing date: 29 June 2022

Note: Interviews will take place via video, where you will have the opportunity to discuss working arrangements.